Gen. Nkaissery has passed on at Karen Hospital in Nairobi a few hours after being admitted for a check-up. His body has been moved to Lee Funeral Home.
Nkaissery is the second Internal Security Minister to die in office after the late Professor George Saitoti. Chief of Staff and Head of the Public Service Joseph Kinyua confirmed the news in a statement early Saturday.
Gen. Nkaissery was 68 years old.
He leaves behind his wife Hellen Nkaissery.
Here are some reactions from Twitter on #RIPNkaissery regarding his passing on: